Daily Archives: November 2, 2019

NYC Marathon founder Fred Lebow narrates reporter’s 1979 run up the Empire State Building

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FLASHBACK! We got winded just watching this! New York City Marathon founder Fred Lebow narrates Eyewitness News reporter Josh Howell’s race up the Empire State Building in 1979. Anchor Roger Grimsby called Howell an “also ran.” Ouch! Lebow was also the creator of the Empire State Building Run-Up, a tradition that continues to this day
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Secrets of the New York City subway system

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The New York City subway system celebrated its 115th anniversary this week, and since its debut it has grown from a single, nine-mile line, to more than 800 miles of track and 472 stations, servicing around five million riders every day. Kris Van Cleave talked with historian Polly Desjarlais about some of the subway’s secrets, and with Concetta Bencivenga, of the New York Transit Museum, about a true engineering marvel.
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